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Play! Framework for Web Application Development [Video]

Martin Gontovnikas

Leverage the awesome Play! Framework to develop Java web applications
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Video Details

ISBN 139781782165484
Course Length2 hours 07 minutes

About This Video

  • Learn by example how to create a WebApp and re-utilize code with Play! 2
  • Discover quick and productive ways to implement your ideas
  • Create your own APIs and make your site beautiful with Bootstrap

Who This Video Is For

This video course is for Java programmers who want to develop applications in a simple and straightforward manner. All you need to start this course is basic Java knowledge and the desire to create powerful web applications using the Play! Framework.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Play!
Current Problem: How Do We Build WebApps Now?
What Is Play!?
Play! in the Real World
My First WebApp
Creating a Play! Project
Creating the Models
Routing
Creating the Controllers
Using Forms
Making Templates
Let's Run the App
Let’s Do Some Testing
Let's Test Our Models
Are the Templates Working?
Let's Check the Controllers
Is It Routing?
Let's Test This End to End
Let’s Improve the App
Validating the Model
Creating Nested Actions
Securing Our App
Let’s Make the App Cooler
Let's Create a Custom 404 Page
Let's Internationalize the App
I Want to Use Twitter Bootstrap
Let's Deploy This
I Love Modules
What Is a Module?
Creating a Module
Using the Module
Hey, What about APIs?
BodyParsers
Consuming JSON
Serving JSON
Using External WebServices
Using AsyncResult

What You Will Learn

  • Create reliable Java web applications
  • Develop your own modules so that you can re-use code with the DRY principle
  • Deploy your application for free and share it with the world
  • Put the fun back into Java application development by using the Play! Framework
  • Test every aspect of your applications using the Play! Framework’s powerful testing functionality
  • Use Bootstrap to create attractive UIs for your Java applications
  • Create powerful APIs for your application
  • Consume Twitter’s API to add social networking data to your application

In Detail

Java programming with Spring, Spring MVC, JSP, Tiles, and Hibernate, among others, has become very tedious. It requires developers to write hundreds of lines of code configuration. The Play! Framework provides a solution for this by removing the boilerplate, making application development more productive and time efficient.

In "Play! Framework for Web Application Development" you will learn how to use Play! 2 to create robust web applications. You will create an agenda application and make it better by adding functionality with each progressing tutorial. By the end of this course, you’ll have the confidence to create awesome applications with the Play! Framework.

If you have always wanted to learn how to create great Java web applications then this course is for you. This friendly, hands-on course will show you how to overcome the inherent complexity in writing Java web applications by leveraging the Play! Framework.

The course starts by showing you how to create a basic agenda application. You’ll then add validations, internationalization, and custom error pages before enhancing it using the popular frontend framework, Twitter Bootstrap. Additionally you’ll learn how to create modules to re-utilize code for future projects. You’ll finish the course by adding a JSON API to your application so that it can consume Twitter’s API using async requests.

By the end of Play! Framework for Web Application Development you will be a more confident developer able to create attractive, fast, and scalable applications using the Play! Framework.

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